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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
As previously announced, on June 24, 2020, uniQure biopharma BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of uniQure N.V. (the “Company”), entered into a commercialization and license agreement (the “Agreement”) with CSL Behring LLC (“CSL Behring”) providing CSL Behring exclusive global rights to etranacogene dezaparvovec, the Company’s investigational gene therapy for patients with hemophilia B (the “Transaction”).
On May 6, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing that the closing of the Transaction became effective on May 6, 2021 upon the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 on May 5, 2021. Pursuant to the Agreement, the Company will receive a $450 million cash payment from CSL Behring by May 13, 2021 and will be eligible to receive up to $1.6 billion in payments based on regulatory and commercial milestones. The Company will also be eligible to receive tiered double-digit royalties in a range of up to a low-twenties percent of product sales.
The full text of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release of uniQure N.V. dated May 6, 2021.|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 7, 2021||By:||/S/ MATTHEW KAPUSTA|
|Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer|